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Great Basin Inn

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   701 E. Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301
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Ranked #2 of 3 Ely B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I ended up in Ely unexpectedly and without any motel reservation. We checked every motel in town, and the Great Basin Inn was the only one with any rooms available. I was a bit leery because there were several men in the parking lot who seemed to be having too good of a time. We ended up... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Small motel that could use some renovation/maintenance. The room would have been more comfortable with one bed instead of two queen size - then there would have been room to walk easily, room to move the chair to view the TV, and open the closet. The bathroom was pretty cool - looked like original tile although, unfortunately, some were covered... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a very basic, old, and plain motel, which could use some maintenance here and there. The bed was pretty decent, we had a good rest. The front desk staff were friendly. This was not our first choice in Ely, but it was a busy weekend and lots of places were full. Turned out alright.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed on Monday, September 9, 2013 and paid less than $50. When I opened the door the smell of urine was extremely strong. It dissipated after running the air while I went out to eat. Bathroom looked to be remodeled but the bedroom was outdated, worn, and the TV was a boat anchor. Channels were limited and I could not... More

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Jerome, Idaho
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Beds were comfortable. The room was a little small and the air conditioner cycled on and off, but we just needed a place to stay for one night and it fit the bill. A mom-and-pop place that had the necessities, although advertised wifi was not available. A male family member (Asian, impossible to tell age, but female manager called him... More

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Salt Lake City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We decided to stay over in Ely for one night. Checked into this hotel - looked like typical Mom & Pop business. Checked in the room after fighting to get key to open door. It looked clean at a first glance. I asked for extra pillows and the owner 'gave' me her own pillows. I put it on the bed... More

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Dewey, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Cheap, quiet, and clean with comfortable bed. The property itself is pretty run down and in dire need of some TLC. Passable for a one night stand but not as an end destination. Plenty of motels/hotels in the area to choose from but didn't price other properties.

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Boise, Idaho
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

It's not the prettiest motel on the main drag through Ely but it is clean and quiet and it had a very comfortable bed. I did not get the low price mentioned in other people's reviews here even though I stayed one night in mid week.

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Ely, Nevada, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Old? Yes. Cheap? Yes. Quiet? You bet. I am working in Ely and when I first got there back in November, I stayed at the motel 6. That place was overpriced and small. The Great Basin Inn has huge rooms, microwaves and turnover service every single day! I haven't tried the other motels and I won't because this place is... More

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College Station, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

I passed up the recommended historic hotel because it was clearly a place more for gambling, drinking, and all-night biker parties than a good night's sleep. Though on the main highway, this place was far enough back to offer peace and quiet, plus the room was only $36. It turned out to be a big, well renovated space with microwave,... More

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Address: 701 E. Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301
Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
Hotel Class:2 star — Great Basin Inn 2*
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